American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

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Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Inexperience, Fatigue — Alberta, Practice Rock at Lake O'Hara
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED, INEXPERIENCE, FATIGUE Alberta, Practice Rock at Lake O’Hara Two young Lake O’Hara Lodge ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Climbing Unroped, Inexperience, Inadequate Equipment — Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Vimy Mountain
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING UNROPED, INEXPERIENCE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Vimy Mountain On July 30, 1982, three young men were climbing ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Failure to Follow Route, No Hard Hat — Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Tunnel Mountain
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE TO FOLLOW ROUTE, NO HARD HAT Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Tunnel Mountain On August 18, 1982, two brothers (22 and 14) ...
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1983
Rock and Snow Avalanche — Alberta, Rock Mountains, Mount Kitchener
ROCK AND SNOW AVALANCHE Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Kitchener Two climbers, both in their early twenties, were attempting the Grand ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, No Hard Hat — Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Louis
FALL ON ROCK, NO HARD HAT Alberta, Rocky Mountains, Mount Louis On September 2, 1982, two climbers, both in their midtwenties, were ...
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1983
Fall on Snow, Climbing Alone — British Colombia, Selkirk Mountains, Ridge between Mounts Castor and Pollux
FALL ON SNOW, CLIMBING ALONE British Columbia, Selkirk Mountains, Ridge between Mounts Castor and Pollux On April 21, 1982, a solo climber ...
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1983
Fall into Crevasse, Climbing Unroped — British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Bugaboo Glacier
FALL INTO CREVASSE, CLIMBING UNROPED British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Bugaboo Glacier At 8 A.M., on July 21, 1982, Keven Donohoe (33), Jerry Murphy ...
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1983
Fall into Crevasse, Climbing Unroped, Inexperience — British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Tchaikazan Glacier
FALL INTO CREVASSE, CLIMBING UNROPED, INEXPERIENCE British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Tchaikazan Glacier The accident occurred during the Alpine Club of ...
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1983
Fall into Crevasse, Climbing Unroped — British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Howser Towers
FALL INTO CREVASSE, CLIMBING UNROPED British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Howser Towers At 5:30 p.m. on August 8, 1982, a party of three ...
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1983
Rock and Snow Avalanche, Climbing Alone — British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Crescent Glacier
ROCK AND SNOW AVALANCHE, CLIMBING ALONE British Columbia, Purcell Mountains, Crescent Glacier At about 5 p.m., on August 19, 1982, a large ...
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1983
Avalanche — British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Robson
AVALANCHE British Columbia, Rocky Mountains, Mount Robson On August 25, 1982, the RCMP in Valemount was contacted by family members of two ...
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1983
Avalanche, Hypothermia, Frostbite — British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Mount Sheer
AVALANCHE, HYPOTHERMIA, FROSTBITE British Columbia, Coast Mountains, Mount Sheer On Saturday, November 27, 1982, six youths and their adult leader were climbing ...
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1983
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection — Ontario, Dundas, Webster's Falls
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Ontario, Dundas, Webster’s Falls On January 31, 1982, Harry Fletcher (32) and Doris Ullman (29) were ice climbing ...
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1983
Fall on Ice, Inadequate Protection — Ontario, Dundas, Webster's Falls
FALL ON ICE, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Ontario, Dundas, Webster’s Falls On February 7, 1982, Glenn Yates (21) and Graeme Smith (19) were ice climbing ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Lack of Concentration, No Hard Hat — Ontario, Bon Echo Provincial Park
FALL ON ROCK, LACK OF CONCENTRATION, NO HARD HAT Ontario, Bon Echo Provincial Park At approximately 4 p.m. on August 1, 1982, ...
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1983
Frostbite — Yukon Territory, Saint Elias Range, Mount Steele
FROSTBITE Yukon Territory, Saint Elias Range, Mount Steele On January 3, 1982, the Kluane Park Warden Office received a phone call from ...
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1983
Avalanche, Frostbite — Yukon Territory, Saint Elias Range, Mount Logan
AVALANCHE, FROSTBITE Yukon Territory, Saint Elias Range, Mount Logan A party of seven climbers from Colorado was attempting an unclimbed ...
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1983
Loss of Control — Voluntary Glissade — Alaska, Suicide Peak
UNITED STATES LOSS OF CONTROL - VOLUNTARY GLISSADE Alaska, Suicide Peak William Parlier (36) fractured his right fibula as a result ...
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1983
Faulty Use of Crampons, Inadequate Protection — Alaska, The Rooster Comb
FAULTY USE OF CRAMPONS, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Alaska, The Rooster Comb Eric Winkleman (25) and Alex Lowe (23) were flown into the East ...
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1983
Pulmonary Edema, Heart Murmur — Alaska, Mount McKinley
PULMONARY EDEMA, HEART MURMUR Alaska, Mount McKinley Alan Pohl (33) was a member of a four-man expedition called the Wyoming Boys ...
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1983
Frostbite, Exposure, Bad Weather — Alaska, Mount McKinley
FROSTBITE, EXPOSURE, BAD WEATHER Alaska, Mount McKinley Mark Hesse (31) and John Hesse (29) of the Hesse Amputee expedition were flown into ...
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1983
Altitude Sickness, Fall on Snow, Frostbite, Inexperience — Alaska, Mount McKinley
ALTITUDE SICKNESS, FALL ON SNOW, FROSTBITE, INEXPERIENCE Alaska, Mount McKinley On April 26, 1982, the ten-member Denali 101 Expedition flew from Talkeetna to ...
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1983
Cerebral Edema — Alask, Mount McKinley
CEREBRAL EDEMA Alaska, Mount McKinley On May 2, 1982, a six-member guided Mountain Trip party led by Gary Bocarde flew to the ...
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1983
Avalanche — Alaska, Mount McKinley
AVALANCHE Alaska, Mount McKinley On May 18, 1982, Don Plumb set off an avalanche on the West Rib of Mount McKinley. Plumb ...
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1983
Frostbite, Exhaustion, Bad Weather, Party Separated, Fall on Snow, Climbing Unroped, Exposure, Hypothermia, Inadequate Equipment, Inexperience — Alaska, Mount McKinley
FROSTBITE, EXHAUSTION, BAD WEATHER, PARTY SEPARATED, FALL ON SNOW, CLIMBING UNROPED, EXPOSURE, HYPOTHERMIA, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, INEXPERIENCE Alaska, Mount McKinley On ...
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1983
Cornice Collapse, Fall on Snow, Lost Equipment, Frostbite, Hypothermia, Climbing Alone — Alaska, Mount McKinley
CORNICE COLLAPSE, FALL ON SNOW, LOST EQUIPMENT, FROSTBITE, HYPOTHERMIA, CLIMBING ALONE Alaska, Mount McKinley On May 19, 1982, Tom Redfern (31) and Barney ...
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1983
Fall on Snow, Hypothermia, Frostbite — Alaska, Mount McKinley
FALL ON SNOW, HYPOTHERMIA, FROSTBITE Alaska Mount McKinley On June 4, 1982, two Japanese climbers were discovered at the 5000-meter level of ...
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1983
Nervous Breakdown — Alaska, Mount McKinley
NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Alaska, Mount McKinley On June 12, 1982, a seven-member Fantasy Ridge guided party (led by Michael Covington) established a camp ...
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1983
Frostbite, Exposure, Hypothermia — Alaska, Mount McKinley
FROSTBITE, EXPOSURE, HYPOTHERMIA Alaska, Mount McKinley On June 8, 1982, a four-member Denali East Ridge Expedition made the summit of Mount McKinley ...
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1983
Avalanche — Alaska, Mount McKinley
AVALANCHE Alaska, Mount McKinley On the evening of June 15, 1982, a North Cascades Alpine School (NCAS) expedition of four and the ...
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1983
Frostbite, Bad Weather, Failure to Check Feet — Alaska, Mount McKinley
FROSTBITE, BAD WEATHER, FAILURE TO CHECK FEET Alaska, Mount McKinley On Jiily 3, 1982, Miri Ercolani of Italy flew into the Southeast ...
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1983
Frostbite, Dehydration — Alaska, Mount McKinley
FROSTBITE, DEHYDRATION Alaska, Mount McKinley On July 19, 1982, three members of the Longside Mountaineering Club, Robin Clothier (26), John Murphy (20) and Alister ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Falling Rock — California, Pinnacles National Monument
FALL ON ROCK, FALLING ROCK California, Pinnacles National Monument On May 8, 1982, Chad Carvey (18) and his unde, Crile Carvey (33), were attempting ...
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1983
Fall on Rock — California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK California, Yosemite Valley On May 17, 1982, Warren Lee (24) and a partner had just finished a technical climb of ...
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1983
Fall on Rock — California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK California, Yosemite Valley On May 26, 1982 John Rahhal (22) broke a tibia and fibula when he fell from a ...
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1983
Stranded, Bad Weather, Hypothermia — California, Yosemite Valley
STRANDED, BAD WEATHER, HYPOTHERMIA California, Yosemite Valley On June 29, 1982, about 0915, visiting rock climber Doug Furrier reported to Valley District Rangers ...
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1983
Hypothermia, Exhaustion, Inadequate Equipment, Inexperience — California, Yosemite Valley
HYPOTHERMIA, EXHAUSTION, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, INEXPERIENCE California, Yosemite Valley On June 29, 1982, at 1000, friends of Koji Sekine and Tsutomu Tagusari, two Japanese ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Placed No Protection, Inadequate Belay, Bad Weather, Inexperience — California, Mount Whitney
FALL ON ROCK, PLACED NO PROTECTION, INADEQUATE BELAY, BAD WEATHER, INEXPERIENCE California, Mount Whitney On July 14, George Evans (43) and Bill ...
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1983
Fall on Ice, Climbing Unroped — California, Kearsarge Pinnacles
FALL ON ICE, CLIMBING UNROPED California, Kearsarge Pinnacles In mid-July 1982, Walt Stephey (23) broke his hip in a 300-meter fall from ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Protection — California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION California, Yosemite Valley On July 22, 1982, Thomas Kirkley (22) fell while climbing above the Devil’s Bathtub ...
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1983
Failure of Nuts, Rockfall, Climbing Alone — California, Yosemite Valley
FAILURE OF NUTS, ROCKFALL, CLIMBING ALONE California, Yosemite Valley On August 13, 1982, David Mital (27) was climbing Tangerine Trip on El Capitan ...
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1983
Stranded, Inexperience — California, Yosemite Valley
STRANDED, INEXPERIENCE California, Yosemite Valley On August 20, 1982, Al Rosemann (25) and Dave Briggs (25) were attempting to rappel the 5.8 pitch on Bishop’...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Failure of Nut — California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, FAILURE OF NUT California, Yosemite Valley On September 14, 1982, around 1400, Jim Slichter (27) was leading Pitch 24 of Pancake Flake ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Inadequate Food and Equipment — California, Yosemite Valley
FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE FOOD AND EQUIPMENT California, Yosemite Valley On September 29, 1982, two climbers (22 and 21) called for help from the ...
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1983
Failure of Nut, Fall on Rock, Inadequate Belay — California, Yosemite Valley
FAILURE OF NUT, FALL ON ROCK, INADEQUATE BELAY California, Yosemite Valley In early October 1982, two climbers were on Pancake Flake ...
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1983
Stranded, Inexperience, Darkness, Inadequate Equipment — California, Yosemite Valley
STRANDED, INEXPERIENCE, DARKNESS, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT California, Yosemite Valley On November 11, 1982, Ranger Gary Colliver was the incident commander on a night ...
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1983
Slip on Snow — Involuntary Glissade, Inadequate Equipment, No Hard Hat, Inexperience — Colorado Hagues Peak
SLIP ON SNOW-INVOLUNTARY GLISSADE, INADEQUATE EQUIPMENT, NO HARD HAT, INEXPERIENCE Colorado, Hagues Peak On March 16, 1982, six members of Explorer Post #104 ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Falling Rock, Inadequate Protection — Colorado, Hallett Peak
FALL ON ROCK, FALLING ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION Colorado, Hallett Peak On June 9, 1982, Matthew Slater (19) and Jeffrey Cristol (18) were climbing Hallett ...
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1983
Falling Rock, Inadequate Protection, Rappel Failure, Bad Weather — Colorado, Hallett Peak
FALLING ROCK, INADEQUATE PROTECTION, RAPPEL FAILURE, BAD WEATHER Colorado, Hallet Peak On August 29, 1982, David Dangle (23) and David Miller (24) were climbing ...
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1983
Fall on Rock, Climbing Alone — Colorado, Crestone Needle
FALL ON ROCK, CLIMBING ALONE Colorado, Crestone Needle On August 31, 1982, the body of Matthew O’Connor (24) was recovered from Crestone ...
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1983